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Speaking trumpets: blowing the museum’s horn

May 9, 2011


I am reading Ken Arnold’s Cabinets for the Curious: Looking Back at Early English Museums at the moment. Arnold uses a comparative approach to consider contemporary museums in context of the founding principles of museums of the 17th century. He discusses “three dominant strategies for knowledge creation in museums… the telling of stories, the use […]

Narrative, sharing and memory

April 23, 2011


I was reading an article yesterday about new media as it relates to news processes, but its lessons seem equally applicable to the online museum. Remembering through Sharing by Julia Sonnevend  addresses Sonnevend’s experiences and observations of entry into an online community engaged in commemorating the death of a film-maker who was brutally murder in […]